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RT
Jul 13, 2011 12:30am EDT
they're not intercepted those states themselves above all of victims of afghanistan's enormous drug production. as a matter of fact afghanistan itself is the victim of global drug meth your word. which creates the demand and the political will to continue production in the country. this is why countries next to afghanistan have the greatest density of drug flow. simply because they are closer to the epicenter further away the drug flows since a lot of different channels and then drugs get to russia for example through the seven thousand kilometer border with because it's not. over eighty percent of all synthetic substances that are illegally traded in russia originate in europe mostly the netherlands where most of the fishermen based drugs are many factures poland the baltic states germany the area and many other countries with underground drug labs. are small but there are many of them and the substances they produce find their way to russia of through various channels speaking of the amounts that we intercept and confiscate its nearly half a ton of synthetic substances every year
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2011 7:00am EDT
. military objectives in iraq and afghanistan with the center for strategic international studies and we will talk about the debt ceiling debate and the 2012 campaign with the former chairman of the democratic national committee, tim kaine and fox news andtucker carlson. "washington♪ host: today is wednesday, july 13. we begin by talking about the continuing negotiations regarding the gatt talks happening on capitol hill -- devt talks happening on capitol hill. we will have coverage of that on c-span.org. the first 45 minutes, we want to talk about some of the items in the headlines this morning. "l.a. times," debt talks grow more desperate. senators at merger -- urgent three stage process. it would have a last choice option. for the first 45 minutes, republicans only. we want to get your thoughts on republican leadership handling the debt talks. the numbers are on the screen. if you are in the eastern and central time zone for the first. the second if you are in the mountain and pacific time zones. for the first 45 minutes, just republicans talking about the republican congressional l
RT
Jul 13, 2011 4:01pm EDT
those states themselves above all are victims of afghanistan's enormous drug production. as a matter of fact afghanistan itself is the victim of global drug mafia work which creates the demand and the political will to continue production in the country. this is why countries next going to stand have the greatest density of drugs. simply because they are closer to the epicenter of further away the drug since a lot of different channels and then drugs get to russia for example through the seven thousand kilometer border with because it's done. so their parents as well. testing people on mass would be far too radical no of course not we're talking about establishing an early warning system to detect drug addicts and abusers after all people are not born addicted to drugs it all starts with experimenting mostly and. when kids start spending more time on the streets away from their parents that's when they get to know drugs this needs to be detected at an early stage and if parents are warned in advance sometimes it just takes parental action and advice to put an end to these dangerous prac
WHUT
Jul 13, 2011 6:30pm EDT
things taking place in afghanistan. they also have the pakistani taliban attacking them. we're also the point of a new low in u.s.-pakistani relations. so the idea that pakistan would instigate a crisis with india at this point is inconceivable to me. >> what about indian intelligence-gathering and a security? there have been a number of threats, particularly since 2008. is this any reflection on the indian authorities competence in this area? >> there will be questioned about another attack in mumbai. again, four attacks in the last 10 years. after 2008, there were major reviews within india about internal security, and in this case, there will be a very close examination of how quickly india responded. they have their national security guard deployed there. they have friends a unit on the scene. they need to hopefully -- they have forensic units on the scene. they need to hopefully see having that experience corrected in that beleaguered city. >> in other news, police and venezuela have regained control of a prison east of the capital after a standoff that lasted for 27 days. more
CNN
Jul 12, 2011 8:00pm EDT
afghanistan was shot dead. joining us now is the former u.n. officer with three decades of experience in afghanistan. he joins us from geneva via skype. thank you for being with us. tell me about this brother that was assassinated today. >> well, it's really quite remarkable news because he was sort of the linchpin around which they -- the whole security and political system inside of afghanistan has been built. he was an absolutely pivotal figure. >> i understand he was allegedly working for the cia and he was also, from what i hear, one of the big drug players in the country as well. is that accurate? >> even when people are described as working for the cia, i think what it means is agencies like the cia, when they wanted anything done in kandahar, they knew the person they had to go to for it was karzai. >> doesn't that indicate the level of the problem in afghanistan. that you don't go to the government. you go to the bit players in the region. or bit players overall. but they rule their area. >> yes, absolutely, because the official position that karzai had was he was the chairpe
RT
Jul 13, 2011 12:00am EDT
most powerful and the most popular person throughout all of southern afghanistan this shows that right now with the canadian troops pulling out and with the u.s. trying to you know focus on eastern afghanistan feeling that they have controlled the south there is now a vacuum who is in power who can the west rely upon no one and i've also heard and others have reported that he was responsible for perhaps starting to bring the taliban together with the united states to negotiate they killed a person who had all the information we do know that there's a power vacuum throughout all of southern afghanistan he who holds kandahar holds that country because in the one nine hundred eighty s. when i worked as a newspaper reporter in afghanistan there were negotiations between the dean the united states the soviet union pakistan pakistan does not want to watch from the sidelines when pakistan says that there should be direct negotiations between the united states and the taliban what it is also saying is that pakistan wants to be at the table also because don't forget most of your viewers k
CBS
Jul 12, 2011 5:30pm PDT
afghanistan. mandy clark reports that president karzai's brother was gunned down. laid off on day one. cynthia bowers in a city so strapped it's firing cops as soon as they get their badge. and the first, first lady of the modern age, bill whitaker remembers betty ford who forever changed how america views the white house. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley reporting tonight from washington. >> pelley: good evening. it was a striking thing, today, to hear the president of the united states say that he cannot guarantee the 27 million social security checks that you are due to be mailed august 3rd. august 3rd is the day after the government will default on its debts if democrats and republicans do not agree to increase the nation's borrowing limit. both sides say they won't raise the limit without a deal to massively cut the federal deficit. a u.s. default would shake the world economy. the stakes could not be higher. time is growing short. in our interview, president obama said the situation is dangerous. >> we met the president this morning at
RT
Jul 13, 2011 1:00am EDT
kandahar he was the most powerful and the most popular person throughout all of southern afghanistan this shows that right now with the canadian troops pulling out and with the us trying to now focus on eastern afghanistan feeling that they have controlled the south there is now a vacuum who is in power who can the west rely upon no one the taliban have claimed responsibility for this but it's not clear that the taliban are responsible it could very easily be a power struggle but i've also heard and others have reported that he was responsible for perhaps starting to bring the taliban together with the united states to negotiate therefore someone would have had a definite reason perhaps pakistan perhaps the taliban to stop this we don't know yet who is responsible because they killed the person who had all the information. that isn't a pattern here ellison author gerry van dyke there. was often accused of links with the taliban in afghanistan illegal drugs straight out of russia's federal drug control surface even off says a decade of military failures of the coalition forces in the count
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2011 1:00pm EDT
journal" continues. host: in this segment we are talking about u.s. policy in afghanistan and iraq. we want to begin the segment by talking with the defense policy reporter with bloomberg news. she joins us by phone. she has traveled with defense and that i ton patte iraq. talk about what you heard the defense secretary do while he was overseas. guest: it was interesting to watch secretary panetta and compare how he handled the trip and his interaction with troops and with foreign leaders to secretary gates. he has fairly big shoes to f ill, according to people who were quite complementary. leon panetta also has a lot of familiarity with u.s. military forces. forces. with the commanders and foreign leaders that he is meeting with and going to be interacting with. with his experience as cia director for more than two years before taking this job and in other capacities, for example, a member of iraq study group that did the independent assessment in 2006 of the war in iraq. host: was specifically was the defense secretary trying to accomplish on this trip? guest: he wanted to go out and
PBS
Jul 12, 2011 10:00pm PDT
awarded the nation's highest military award, the medal of honor, today for heroism in afghanistan. during a fight in 2008, sergeant first class leroy petry was shot in both legs and lost his right hand when he tried to throw back an enemy grenade. his actions saved two other rangers. president obama presented the medal at a white house ceremony this afternoon. later, outside the white house, petry said all of the troops serving overseas are heroes. >> whenever you have a chance or opportunity to thank them, check them, give them a pat on the back for the job they've done because they've earned it. that's the british award any service member can get is just a simple thank you. >> sreenivasan: petry is the 149th recipient of the medal of honor, and he is only the second living service member to receive one for service in iraq or afghanistan. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: next tonight, an assassination in afghanistan takes the life of the president's half-brother. >> ahmed wali karzai had survived previous attempts on his life but today a
RT
Jul 12, 2011 10:01pm EDT
pakistan he was often accused of having links with the taliban and afghanistan's illegal drug trade earlier we spoke with independent journalist and author gerry van dyke who was held for forty five days by the taliban in two thousand and eight he says the killing leaves washington without anyone to rely on when it comes to regional security. well the cars it was not just the governor or the shadow governor of kandahar he was the most powerful and the most popular person throughout all of southern afghanistan this shows that right now with the canadian troops pulling out and with the u.s. trying to now focus on eastern afghanistan feeling that they have controlled the south there is now a vacuum who is in power who can the west rely upon you know what end i've also heard and others have reported that he was responsible for perhaps starting to bring the taliban together with the united states to negotiate their force someone would have had a definite reason perhaps pakistan perhaps the taliban to stop this we don't know yet who is responsible because they killed the person who had al
RT
Jul 13, 2011 2:01pm EDT
fight against drugs in russia says that a decade of military failures by coalition forces in afghanistan is only contributing to the problem and you can see the full interview in ten minutes from now here in r.t. but here's a brief look. into. this september will see the tenth anniversary of that interference is a bit longer. but the situation in afghanistan improved and even senior officials like general petraeus for example commander of the military operation in afghanistan to put it says that the number of armed clashes that increase is year after year drug production cannot be fought because of the damages the security situation in the country so it's a kind of closed circle that only one of those routes. washington's proposed missile shield over europe remains the stumbling block in russian american relations that's according to foreign minister sergei lavrov who's currently on a visit to the united states and he's meeting secular state hillary clinton shortly after a brief talks with president obama hopefully we'll bring you live coverage of that meeting a little later as they trus
PBS
Jul 12, 2011 7:00pm PDT
a quarter of its stationed troops in afghanistan by the end of next year. sarkozy announced the pullout as a news conference with afghan president karzai in kabul on tuesday. >> translator: afghanistan is no longer in danger of being taken over by the afghanisn. the time is now to start the drawdown of troops. >> sarkozy says the drawdown about end by 2012. sarko sarkozy's move comes as other countries are withdrawing troops from afghanistan. the united states plans to bring home about a third of its armed forces by september next year, starting this month. sarkozy is facing increasing calls at home to withdraw troops from afghanistan. next year's presidential election seems to be a key factor to reduce the french military presence. >>> france is calling for the u.n. security council to dump the resolution condemning syrian president bashar al assad for attacking the french embassy in damascus. the attack left three french workers injured. supporters of assad stormed the french and u.s. embassies on monday. rioters damaged the french ambassador's car and broke embassy windows. t
PBS
Jul 12, 2011 6:00pm PDT
concerns about the security situation in afghanistan as the president's half-brother is killed. salt of the earth, wide demand -- white it is leading the u.s. back underground. >> it is 9:00 in singapore. >> the pressure on news international has intensified with fresh criticism from the court in brown -- gordon brown bread he claimed that the sunday times newspaper page criminals to obtain his financial and medical records. on wednesday, ministers will discuss whether to call on s.ant this report does contain some flash photography. >> here is gordon with rupert murdoch's daughter. for years, they stayed close together, but no more. the smiles of fell away. they accuse them of using criminals to investigate his private life. >> i have my bank accounts, my lawyers files, someone was getting information from my lawyers. my tax returns went missing at one point, medical records have been broken into. i do not know how this happened. but i do know one thing. there is absolute proof that news international was involved in hiring people to get this information i do know that the people th
MSNBC
Jul 13, 2011 1:00pm EDT
about india without talking about pakistan and ultimately afghanistan. this is the first attack in three years. we saw what happened last time. there was restraint by the indians. but indian diplomats tell me with the next attack they may not be restrained if they find out that it did emanate from pakistan. >> that's right. they have been cautious to point blame until they have more facts. the fact that it was simultaneous attacks. this dazy chain operation of the facts three at a time, and the fact that this was done in mumbai the financial capital of india. that really has the attacks from three years ago in november of 2008. >> these other pakistani groups. pakistani groups that have been linked to pakistan's government. they're not just separate terror groups. they are groups that are closely connected with elements inside pack tan ji intelligence. we should point out we don't know. early reports can be deceiving. there's always a lot of suspicion because there is paranoia in islamabad and mumbai and new dele. american officials have long complained that pakistan doesn't focus enough
RT
Jul 12, 2011 10:00pm EDT
afghanistan and the u.s. and i wali karzai a half brother afghan president hamid karzai and a man who controlled much of southern afghanistan playing both on the side of the cia and considered to be a drug kingpin was assassinated by close associates today the obama administration announced it will be withholding a third of the aid that it gives to pakistan eight hundred million dollars worth until they see more results in pakistan's fight against the taliban but apparently that has not stopped us from launching air strikes in the country three separate missile strikes reported in pakistan in a matter of less than twelve hours and those killed at least thirty eight alleged militants now the reaction from pakistani officials has been rather mixed the defense minister saying that pakistan could pull back troops fighting near the afghan border if the aid it really is cut off all the army issued a statement saying that no problem they can do it on their own so the game here continues but where will it end here to discuss this with me is jim hansen retired special operations master ser
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2011 2:00am EDT
with tax breaks, the wars in iraq and afghanistan. they have borrowed all of the money. grover norquist toll call them -- told all of them to not raise taxes under any reason, host: independent from utah. caller: thank you, c-span. our founding fathers would turn over in their graves if they found out how much money we are putting our children in the dead. but they never wanted the constitution to deal with that. guest: our current levels of debt are sustainable. they are high levels of debt, but as a percentage of gdp, it is a lot lower than greece. it is a lot lower than italy. within the last couple of days, we realize they have serious problems. i do not know if the free market and a particular vision of how high are debt would be relative to gdp. they are huge, relative to the wealth we have it. economies expand over time. we have recessions, we have lifts, and we have declines. over the long term, economies grow. our economy will be much larger 30 years from now than it is today. that does not mean we want fiscal problems or we will be able to balance the books, but i think the no
NBC
Jul 12, 2011 5:30pm PDT
empire. stephanie gosk, nbc news, london. >>> in afghanistan tonight a lot of unanswered questions about the shocking assassination of president hamid karzai's half-brother. a man who was also a powerful figure in his own right, shot in cold blood at his home by a trusted associate. we have the story from kabul. >> reporter: hi, ann. ahmed wali karzai, he was lured and killed in his home by a trusted security guard and confidant named sardar muhammad. out of a meeting and shot in cold blood. he was shot and killed by other security guards. he used the trust to lure him out of a meeting and shoot him in cold blood. he was also shot and killed by other security guards. the taliban have claimed responsibility saying they had been working with the killer for, quote, some time." awk was an infamous power broker in kandahar province, a key province and the spiritual home of the taliban and considered to be a part of the drug trade but u.s. and nato officials say they needed him, a stabilizing figure in an otherwise unstable region. his death leaves behind a power vacuum and is considered
FOX
Jul 13, 2011 4:25am EDT
war. he saved the lives of his comrades while serving in afghanistan. he was wounded in may of 2008, a round from an ak-47 penetrated each of his legs. he remained in action helping one fellow soldier move to safety and then returning to fight. when one of the terrorists lobbed a grenade, petri grabbed that grenade and hurled it right back at them. it detonated and his right hand was amputated on the spot. president owe bam pa grasped his prosthetic hand in congratulations. he called him an extraordinary american soldier. >> with that selfless act, lee roy saved his two ranger brothers. they are with us today. >> reporter: among the nine recipients of the honor for the wars in afghanistan and iraq, he is one of only two who are alive. seven other service members didn't make it to any ceremony of gratitude. >> to be singled out is hum ridge. >> reporter: given his wounds key have retired with honor but instead he chose to reenlist. the father of four returned to afghanistan for his eighth deployment. >>> the nats alone -- the nats loan all-star played last night. adrian beltre would
KOFY
Jul 12, 2011 9:00pm PDT
is. >> he was one of the most influential men in afghanistan. he was president of kandahar provincial council and of course half brother to the president of afghanistan and that gave him additional power. people in kandahar said you couldn't get anything done without going through him. his brother the president of afghanistan said his death is a reflection of the suffering of the afghan people. but l he was plagued by allegations throughout his political career that he was corrupt. and that he was also involved in the drug trade. these are allegations he denied. but those allegations floating out there serve to undermine u.s. and nato effort to create a stable government in afghanistan. and it also comes at a very bad time as the u.s. tries to draw back soldiers from afghanistan. highlighting the success they have had militarily in kandahar and in helman professor since. his death shows instability still exist ins those areas. this is abc news, afghanistan. >>> it was in afghanistan that one soldier displayed great courage and today president obama annualed his sacrifice. >
PBS
Jul 12, 2011 6:30pm PDT
wali karzai was the provincial chief of kandahar and of the most powerful men in southern afghanistan. this death will leave a power vacuum in be -- in the battle against the taliban insurgency. he was stopped by allegations of corruption. he is suspected of been involved in the heroin trade. he had survived two previous assassination attempts. >> we were joined earlier from kandahar by our correspondent who had more on the circumstances of karzai's death. "certainly, this was an inside job. the witnesses say that a man who was a longtime aide of ahmad wali karzai who commanded some checkpoints near the home, apparently the assassin ask for a private audience. three shots rang out behind closed doors. he was dead at the scene. many of his aides doubt the taliban's responsibility. this might have been some kind of personal grudge. >> even if this was an inside job, what does this tell us about the stability in southern afghanistan? >> things are very fragile and even more fragile on now that ahmad wali karzai is gone. he helped to keep together so much of kandahar. the coalition forces
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